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Info for Nonprofits


Recycling Info
Every building in NYC is required by law to recycle. Requirements are different depending on whether your site receives DSNY collection or is serviced by a private carter.
recycling requirements
promotional materials
event participation request

Disposal Guidelines
State and federal regulations define nonprofits as businesses in regard to which items require special handling, and can't go in the trash.
disposal guidelines

Waste Prevention at Work
Incorporating waste prevention in your everyday decisions and long-term planning can reduce waste and save money.
waste prevention at work
tips for your agency: virtual workplace tour
measurement tools

Reuse it NYC
Find out about various reuse organizations that operate in NYC, as well as applicable resale and donation laws.
support for reuse organizations

Get Listed or Get Stuff
Find out how to get listed on NYCWasteLess. Learn about getting donated goods and other grant and assistance programs.
get listed
donated goods, grants, and assistance

Find lawn care tips and composting instructions to help groundskeepers reduce organic waste, and use less chemicals.
composting in nyc

Link to Us
Add a link to NYCWasteLess on your website or blog.
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